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For 2,000 years, cadavers -- some willingly, some unwittingly -- have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem
* New York Times bestseller * Amazon.com 2003 Editor's Choice book * Barnes&Noble Discover Great New Writers book * A Borders Original Voices book * Winner of the Elle Reader's Prize A Best Books of 2003 selection by: * Entertainment Weekly * The San Francisco Chronicle * The Seattle Times * The San Jose Mercury * The Las Vegas Mercury * NPR's "Science Friday"
"Authoritative, endlessly curious and drolly funny." —Adam Woog, The Seattle Times
This quirky, funny read offers perspective and insight about life, death and the medical profession." —Tara Parker-Pope, The Wall Street Journal